MML Investors Services LLC acquired a new position in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 299,308 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $36,070,000.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Edelman Financial Services LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. Edelman Financial Services LLC now owns 7,342,418 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $884,835,000 after buying an additional 199,693 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board bought a new position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $646,392,000. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association of America bought a new position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $543,867,000. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd lifted its position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 930.0% during the 2nd quarter. Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd now owns 4,355,800 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $524,917,000 after buying an additional 3,932,920 shares during the period. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 1,465.6% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,973,209 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $478,811,000 after buying an additional 3,719,431 shares during the period.

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iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE LQD) traded up 0.1767% during trading on Thursday, hitting $121.0335. The company had a trading volume of 1,414,250 shares. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd has a one year low of $115.55 and a one year high of $123.51. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $120.90 and a 200 day moving average of $119.67. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd also was the target of some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors purchased 21,691 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 376% compared to the typical volume of 4,561 put options.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th were paid a $0.3202 dividend. This is a boost from iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd’s previous monthly dividend of $0.32. This represents a $3.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.18%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 1st.

About iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid, the United States dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds for sale in the United States.

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